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an issue that is presented for formal disputation

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The ensalada is a kind of Spanish quodlibet, written for four or more voices, that--just like a garden salad, metaphorically speaking--mixes different meters, textures, languages, musical moods, situations, characters, etc.
In his Quodlibet III, disputed in 1288, Giles of Rome asked ex professo whether the will could move itself.
Odon Lottin, in Psychologie et morale 1:296, and Henry of Ghent, Quodlibet IX, q.
I shall now briefly play a textual St Thomas Aquinas, and ask a disturbing quodlibet of the modernists.
The range of topics included in these Quodlibets is truly representative of Ockham's interests, including logic, physics, anthropology, ethics, and natural and revealed theology.
Ockham's philosophical treatment of the existence of God in the Quodlibets often works with a modified Anselmian account.
As the name implies, each quodlibet can include questions on any philosophical or theological topic whatever; for the benefit of those wishing to study Ockham's thinking systematically and according to standard philosophical convention, Freddoso provides an outline of topics (for example, terms, predication, categories, motion) with references to the scattered questions where they are considered.
Collage is the only technique Ives seems to have invented, and it has ancestors in quodlibets and medleys.
8) Quodlibet, combining two or more existing tunes or fragments of tunes in counterpoint or in quick succession, most often as a joke or technical tour de force (sketch, ca.
Many of these uses of existing music are familiar: modeling a work on an older one; writing variations on a given tune; paraphrasing a given tune to create a new theme (as in Ives's First String Quartet and Second Symphony) or an entire new melody (as in The Housatonic at Stockbridge); arranging or transcribing a work for a new medium; setting an existing tune with a new accompaniment; using cantus firmus texture, with the borrowed tune in long notes against other parts; writing a medley of two or more tunes in succession; writing a quodlibet that combines tunes or tune fragments contrapuntally or in quick succession; stylistic allusion, alluding to a recognizable style or type without actual borrowing; and using quotation to fulfill an extramusical program or to illustrate a text.
Powers's magisterial article on "Mode," only shorter entries on particular types, from trope, parody, and paraphrase to quodlibet and transcription.